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CERC Model Evaluation Toolkit Version 4.0 for the evaluation of air quality forecasting models is now available

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11/02/2016

CERC’s Model Evaluation Toolkit is a free toolkit for the evaluation of local and regional air quality forecasting models. It uses openair tools to create report-ready graphs and statistics, assesses model performance in terms of concentration, forecast index and alert accuracy, it supports a range of modelled data formats including ADMS PST files and it includes a facility to automatically ...

Adwen’s AD 5-135: First turbine to obtain DNV GL Type Certificate based on 2012 Guideline for Offshore Wind Turbines

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11/02/2016

Adwen’s AD 5-135 turbine has obtained the first Type Certificate based on the Guideline for the Certification of Offshore Wind Turbines, Edition 2012 issued by DNV GL. This new guideline updates the previous version from 2005 to fully comply with GL’s Guideline for Onshore Wind Turbines, edition 2010, and to cover IEC 61400, parts 1 and 3. The new guideline contains a type ...

Regulator fines Duke Energy nearly $7M for coal ash spill

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10/02/2016

The country's largest electric company is being fined $6.6 million for environmental pollution related to a big spill of liquefied coal ash in 2014, North Carolina environmental regulators said Tuesday. The fine covers violations that Duke Energy admitted when it pleaded guilty to federal pollution crimes nine months ago and agreed to pay $102 million in fines and restitution, the state ...

NoiseTools for Noise Nuisance Recorder Users [How to Videos]

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10/02/2016

When you invest in a Trojan Noise Nuisance Recorder, we also include our NoiseTools software. This makes it easy for you to download, analyse, playback and share your measurement data. To help you get the most out of NoiseTools, we’ve created a series of video tutorials to guide you through different aspects of the software. Watch them here. In total there is more than 50 minutes of ...

Chemical-free COD Analyzer

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10/02/2016

The on-line COD analyzer QuickCODultra by LAR Process Analysers AG determines the chemical oxygen demand (COD) in water. Using a robotic, horizontally and vertically moving injection needle, the sample is transported to the furnace. Due to the robust needle samples with a high particle density will be easily injected into the furnace. Thus, operators do not need any sample preparation such as ...

Kartotrak.one, The Easy Route to Site Remediation

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08/02/2016

Kartotrak.one is a light version of Kartotrak. The software gathers Kartotrak exploratory data analysis and rapid mapping functionalities. Kartotrak, in its full version, enables more advanced geostatistical data modeling and uncertainty quantification associated with contaminated volumes or masses of pollutants. It can also model several pollutants together. As a player involved in ...

UK government misses own waste reduction targets

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11/02/2016

The report namely, Greening Government Commitments, explains how “an ambitious framework of targets for reducing the UK government’s environmental impacts by 2014-15 against a 2009-10 baseline” had been set out. The government has failed to meet its own targets for cutting the environmental impact of the state’s operations, according to the Defra report quietly published ...

Yet another solution to the industrial wastewater treatment sector!

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10/02/2016

Recently our Senior Sales Scientist, Dr Mihalea Nistor, visited Gryyab, one of the largest WWTP:s in all of Scandinavia, to train the research engineers there in using AMPTS II for the evaluation of greenhouse gas emissions from digestate sludge and for the development of game-changing solutions for recovering valuable resources by maximizing the value of digestate. We are excited to have our ...

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